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WELCOME TO THE ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF CANBERRA AND GOULBURN

We are one of the 23 Dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia. Our diocese is a partnership of churches in 60 ministry units, numerous associated agencies and schools, covering most of south-east New South Wales, the eastern Riverina and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It stretches from Marulan in the north, from Batemans Bay to Eden on the south coast, across to Holbrook in the south-west, north to Wagga Wagga, Temora, Young and Goulburn.

TOP STORIES & ARTICLES

Berridale Gets Amenities

After more than a 100 years without ‘facilities’, All Saints’ Berridale now has a new building which boasts a disabled-friendly convenience and a meeting room with a kitchenette....

Burgmann Opens a New Senior School Building

On Monday afternoon, 21 September, Senator Zed Seselja officially opened our most recent Senior School Building. The opening had been delayed from last year for a variety of...

New Rector for Queanbeyan District Anglican Church

The Reverend Ian Marshall was Inducted as the new Rector of The Parish of Queanbeyan District Anglican Church on 23 September 2020. Ian has been Locum for the Parish for about...

World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

13-20 September 2020 Each year the World Council of Churches (WCC) designates the second week in September as the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (WWPPI). If one...

The Governor and the Priest at Lake Bathurst, 1820

I greatly enjoy reading the journals and records of the early European explorers in Australia. We must never say that they ‘discovered’ various features such as mountains, lakes...

Creative festival connecting community, faith & sustainability

In a spirit of community-building and healing, the faith communities of Holy Cross Anglican and St Margaret’s Uniting in Hackett in Canberra’s inner north recently hosted a...

Dirrum Festival 2020: From Canberra to the World

Canberra’s Radford College hosted a very different Dirrum Festival over Friday 14 and Saturday 15 August. This year’s Dirrum Festival theme, ‘Tipping Points’, was chosen in 2019....

Six Months Feels Like a Lifetime

On 2nd September Chaplain (Flight Lieutenant) Emma Street received a certificate from the Director General Chaplaincy – Air Force, Mark Willis, in recognition of outstanding...

Doing Year 12 in 2020

Bishop Mark recently recorded a message for Year 12 school students, encouraging them with a reminder of the unchanging truth that education is far more about the people we are...

Deacon Profile – Judy Holdsworth

I am an Honorary Deacon serving The Southern Monaro Parish for the last twelve years. I have lived in the Bombala region for twenty three years now. When I arrived in Bombala, I...

COMING EVENTS

St Mark’s Open Day – 21 November 2020

Full details: https://stmarks.edu.au/event/st-marks-open-day-2020/

World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel – 13-20 September 2020

  This week is the World Council of Churches designated World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel. This year’s theme is ‘creative solidarity in common fragility’. The...